# Kathy hochul
Governor Hochul Surprises New York With Amazing News
Governor Kathy Hochul recently announced $26 million in grants to revitalize communities across New York State... Governor Kathy Hochul recently impressed New York with $26 million in grants to revitalize communities across the state of New York. According to an official press release, the funding will help to eliminate blight, increase housing supply, support local economic development efforts, increase the availability of homeownership opportunities, and improve the quality of life in underinvested communities.
$15 Million in Loans Provided to WNY by U.S. Small Business Administration in Wake of December Blizzard
New York State Governor Kathy Hochul recently revealed that roughly $15 million in low-interest loans for New Yorkers hit hardest by Winter Storm Elliott was provided by the U.S. Small Business Administration.
Clean Water, Clean Air and Green Jobs Environmental Bond Act Listening Tour Launches
New York State Governor Kathy Hochul recently launched her educational listening tour for the Clean Water, Clean Air and Green Jobs Environmental Bond Act in Buffalo, New York, providing an opportunity for the public and potential applicants to learn more about the Bond Act, which was passed back in 2022.
Migrants Crisis: All 200 City Office Officials Are Working To Provide Shelter And Beds For Asylum Seekers
What Will Happen to the People? Shelters in New York had already reached capacity. Attempts by officials to find accommodations for asylum seekers are in a panic. Three teams made up of the 200 employees of the New York City Office of Emergency Management are on standby at all times to respond to any type of calamity that might strike the city without warning, including terrorist attacks, devastating storms, and building collapses. Zach Iscol, the city's director of emergency management, was tucking his kids into bed one evening earlier this month when his phone rang. A new and unexpected busload of asylum seekers had arrived at the Port Authority, according to a message from one of the on-call personnel.
$47 Million to Supplement New York SYEP, Build Summer Jobs for Disadvantaged Youth
New York State Governor Kathy Hochul recently announced the allocation of roughly $47.1 million to the New York State Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP), building off the program last year, which gave an estimated 18,500 New York youths valuable work force experience.
State Police Has To Do More Work For Expanding The State's Red Flag Gun Law
State legislators and Governor Kathy Hochul reached an agreement last year to broaden the statute in New York allowing for the seizure of firearms from anyone regarded to be a danger to themselves or others.
New York's Migrant Crisis: Governor Hochul's Urgent Plea as State 'Bursts at the Seams
In a time of intense national discourse on immigration, New York State finds itself grappling with its migrant crisis. Governor Kathy Hochul recently voiced her concern on MSNBC's "Politics Nation," shedding light on the state's struggle to care for an increasing number of immigrants, particularly in New York City. The city, despite its previous reputation as a "sanctuary city," is now, according to Hochul, "bursting at the seams."
$55 Million in Grants Now Available for Statewide Public Safety Communications Enhancements
New York State Governor Kathy Hochul recently announced a massive $55 million total grant opportunity through two programs with the goals of improving and bettering maintenance of New York state’s public safety and emergency communications systems.
May 14th Memorial Commission Sets Official First Public Meeting Date
New York State Governor Kathy Hochul and Buffalo Mayor Byron W. Brown recently announced that the May 14th Memorial Commission will be holding its first official public meeting on June 13, 2023, at the Stanley Makowski Early Childhood Center from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
$875 Million in Funding to Finance 3,100 Affordable, Sustainable Homes Across New York State
New York State Governor Kathy Hochul recently celebrated the allocation of $875 million in financing for 27 affordable home developments totaling 3,100 in new homes all across New York state, increasing the overall housing supply in every region, and advancing the state’s climate goals and promoting free broadband in the process.
NYC Authorities Came Up With New Plans To Track And Monitor Illegal Cannabis Businesses
According to a deal negotiated in the $229 billion state budget, New York would utilize harsher fines and business closures to combat illicit cannabis sales. The restrictions were included in the spending proposal, which was adopted on Tuesday, as the state's market for legal cannabis enterprises tries to get off the ground.
The Dream of All Electric And Affordable Homes And Efforts By Eric Adams And Kathy Hochul To Solve NYC Housing Crisis
The future housing initiative by Mayor Eric Adams and Governor Kathy Hochul is hopefully going to solve housing issues along with reducing carbon footprints and greenhouse gas emissions by 85%+ by 2050.
Talks Begin About Crackdown Against Illegal Cannabis Stores In New York
Even though the New York State budget is weeks behind schedule, Governor Kathy Hochul is still attempting to cram a proposal to crack down on illegal marijuana businesses in. The governor stated on Tuesday that she is now discussing the best course of action with parliamentarians.
"Why Buy Legal New York" Statewide Cannabis Public Education Campaign Officially Launches
New York State Governor Kathy Hochul recently celebrated the launch of the new "Why Buy Legal New York" public education campaign about New York state’s new legal cannabis program.
A $7Billion Plan to Save the New York's Hated Station?
Penn Station is the main intercity railroad station in New York City with over 600,000 daily passengers at its peak, it is the busiest train station in the western hemisphere. But it isn’t exactly world-class. Its confusing layout, low ceilings, and crowded corridors make it a part of the city that many avoid. It is located in Midtown Manhattan, beneath Madison Square Garden in the block bounded by Seventh and Eighth Avenues and 31st and 33rd Streets, and in the James A. Farley Building, with additional exits to nearby streets. It is close to Herald Square, the Empire State Building, Koreatown, and Macy's Herald Square.
Registration Opens for 12th Annual New York State I Love My Park Day
New York State Governor Kathy Hochul recently opened up registration for New York state’s twelfth annual “I Love My Park Day,” which is to take place on Saturday, May 6, 2023, across all state public lands, parks, and historic sites.
NY State Lawmakers Are Making Plans To Extend a Week-Long Budget For Many State Operating Costs
As a budget agreement is still elusive, the state Legislature will reconvene on Monday in Albany to discuss extending funding for state operations and salaries for one week. The New York state government will be funded through April 17 thanks to a temporary spending package that lawmakers are likely to accept when they convene on Monday morning.
During State Lawmakers Visit An Inmate Sets Fire At Rikers Island Jail Causing At Least 20 Injuries
Authorities reported that a fire started by an inmate at the notorious Rikers Island in New York City damaged 20 persons on the day when lawmakers visited the correctional facility.
$13 Million in Funding to Expand Crisis Services for At-Risk Youth
New York State Governor Kathy Hochul recently made available roughly $13 million in state funding for the statewide improvement of access to home-based crisis intervention teams. To be administered by the New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH), the funding will create a total of thirteen new teams, while simultaneously expanding twenty-six existing ones to offer improved critical mental health services to at-risk children and youth to help them avoid psychiatric hospitalization.
Hochul Issues Official Proclamation Declaring April Child Abuse Prevention Month
New York State Governor Kathy Hochul today officially proclaimed April as Child Abuse Prevention Month in New York, lighting up several buildings across the entire state to mark the ocassion.